What's Happening at C. H. Booth Library

NEW Program: Multisensory Play Group

Play group will meet on Saturday morning, August 19th from 10:30-11:30am in the library meeting room.  Under the guidance of a professional speech and language pathologist and an occupational therapist, children will enjoy a variety of multisensory play experiences in a group setting.  For children ages 3-5 with an adult partner.  We welcome children in all stages of developmental abilities.  Register online.  This is a monthly program.  Check our calendar for future dates.

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Abstract Expressionism

Tuesday, September 5th at 6:30 in the Meeting Room ArtScapades returns with Abstract Expressionism: From Drippers to Colorists and explores the artists who filled their canvases with fields of color and abstract forms, and those who attacked their canvases with a vigorous gestural expressionism.  Included in this lecture are works by William de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Clyfford Still, Mark Rothko, and Barnett Newman.

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Learn to Sew for Grown-ups

Thursday, September 7th at 6:30 in the Meeting Room Instructor Jeannine Clegg will help you learn the basics of using a sewing machine. Our project will be to create a zippered cloth pouch. All supplies are included for a $10.00 materials fee. Class size is small, so sign up soon!

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Young Adult Council Meeting

First meeting of the 2017-18 school year is Monday, September 18th from  4:00-5:15 pm (Please note later start time) The Young Adult Council (for grades 6-12) meets during the school year to plan YA programs, volunteer, decorate, design displays and help make C.H.Booth Library a welcoming library to teens. Meets in the Meeting Room of the library. And, of course, there will always be snacks!  Please come! It's more fun if YOU'RE there! Meeting Dates for 2017-18 School Year September ...

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Intro to 3D Printing

Join us for an introductory session on how to use our 3D Afinia printers After attending one of these classes you may sign up for an individual session to make your own 3D object. Meets on the second floor in the chbMAKERS' Corner. For ages 12 to adult Tuesday, August 8, 10-11am Wednesday, August 9, 1-2pm Tuesday, August 15, 10-11am            

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Check Out Games at the Library

Looking for some family fun as summer winds down? Keeping house guests entertained? We've got tabletop games for all ages and interests. Some take 5 minutes to learn, others might keep you busy for the weekend.  Check here for a complete list.

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Everything Eclipse!

Summer Hours are in effect. The library will be closed on Sundays until September 10

Computer Tutor

Mondays 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get one-on-one computer help on Mondays.
Sign up at the Reference Desk or schedule an appointment by calling 203-426-8552 or emailing boothref@chboothlibrary.org

Visit the Little Book StoreLittleBookStoreChildrensActivities
Books, gifts and more from the Friends of the C. H. Booth Library.
On the second floor of the library, across from the new books.

Check out the selection of Children’s Activities books!


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